Grasses of North America the grasses classified, described and each genus illustrated, with chapters on their geographical distribution and a bibliography

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Published by H. Holt in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Grasses -- North America.,
  • Forage plants -- North America.,
  • Graminées -- Amérique du Nord.,
  • Plantes fourragères -- Amérique du Nord.

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Statementby W.J. Beal.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 05302, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 05302
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8 microfiches (377 fr.)
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23288172M
ISBN 100665053029

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